3rd Grade News

Ridgeview Elementary

Week of January 20-23, 2015

What We Are Learning

Math:

-Patterns

-2 Dimensional Shapes

-Polygons


Reading:

-Context Clues

-Figurative Language


Grammar:

-Combining Sentences


Spelling:

-Review Week


Social Studies:

-Timelines

-Authors and Artists


Science:

-Solar System Presentations

Spelling Words for the Week

On Level List

turns

first

herds

bark

hard

sharks

misfile

misread

unfair

noise

loyal

boiled

blue

cubes

goose

unmistaken

trapezoid

mules

gloom


Challenge List

servant

certainly

centerpiece

alarming

artistic

argument

unmistaken

reawaken

unhappiness

poisonous

annoyed

exploited

gratitude

driftwood

outgrew

argumentative

reorganization

driftwood

outgrew

parachute

Ridgeview Science Fair

Ridgeview's second annual science fair will be held on February 5th from 5:00-7:00. If you would like to participate in the Science Fair, register online at www.ptaridgeview.com by Thursday, January 29. There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner for each grade level. Projects will be on display in the hallways from 5:30-7:30pm. Food from In & Out Burger will be available by pre-order only. The cost is $5. You can buy tickets online at www.ptaridgeview.com.

Homework

Weekly homework is sent home on Friday's and is due the following Friday. It consists of:

*Reading Passage

*Math Worksheet

*Spelling Practice (4 times per week)

*20 minutes of reading every night

Spaced Out!

Third grade will perform Spaced Out! on Thursday, January 22 at 6:00 p.m. in the RES cafeteria. Call time for the students is 5:40 in the music room. They will also perform this program for the school on Friday, January 23rd during our character assembly around 8:30am.


If your child is a "student," "planet" or chorus member, the appropriate dress is black (top and bottom, if possible). If your child has a historical figure part (Hipparchus, Carl Sagan, Galileo, etc.) I will be in contact with you within the next few days about their costume.


If you have any questions please don't hesitate to email courtney,surface @kellerisd.net.

Important Dates

January 19

-No School/Martin Luther King Jr. Day


January 22

-6:00 p.m. Third Grade Music Performance in the Cafeteria


February 5

-Ridgeview Math and Science Night


February 16

-No School/Presidents Day

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